On our 17-day trip (including flight) we booked 8 different accommodations. We booked the first two accommodations from home a few weeks before the trip. The remaining accommodation we then on the way always at short notice with the smartphone booked. It worked very well. The net cover is so good in Sri Lanka, that you can book in the middle of the jungle via smartphone the next hotel.

We booked our apartments through and We have had good experiences with both suppliers. The two online hotel booking platforms have thousands of accommodation and millions of reviews and customer service around the clock. There are no reservation fees and there is a best price guarantee. To book the accommodation you need a credit card with both providers. The prices were with the provider somewhat cheaper than with


Below we present the 8 accommodations we booked during our trip. None of the hotels we were disappointed. Overall we were very satisfied with the rooms. But make yourself a picture:

The Hideout in Sigiriya

Hideout in Sigiriya

Great view from the own terrace to the pool and the surrounding area

The hotel “Hideout” in Sigiriya is a small oasis in the middle of nature.

→ Further information about the hotel “Hideout” in Sigiriya

Kandy View Hotel

Ausblick vom Kandy View Hotel in Sri Lanka

The best view in Kandy

This hotel is located in the hills of Kandy and offers a great view. The spectacular view is from the restaurant and the “deluxe” rooms to enjoy. So definitely a room of the category “Deluxe” book!

→ Further information about Kandy View Hotel

Ella Mount View Guest Inn

Also with this accommodation the view is the madness!

If you’re lucky and get a free room at the Ella Mountview Guest Inn, you can look forward to a nice and clean room with a great view and a very sympathetic host.

→ Further information about the Ella Mountview Guest Inn

Mansala Safari Resort in Udawalawe


The Mandala Safari Resort is located at the Udawalawe National Park and is an ideal base for a safari. The host took us for a fair price on safari.

→ Further information about Mansala Safari Resort Udawalawe

Little Pumpkin Cabana in Tangalle


Cheap, small and cozy cabanas with direct view of the sea.

→ Further information about Little Pumpkin Cabana in Tangalle

New Bay View Villa in Weligama


Great location near the Tiki Bar and a nice coral reef.

→ Further information about New Bay View Villa in Weligama

Flower Garden Hotel in Unawatuna


Great holiday resort with small cabanas for relaxing on the highest level. This place was by far the best on our trip!

→ weitere Infos zum Flower Garden Hotel in Unawatuna

Great Southern Hotel (GSH) in Colombo


Clean business hotel in the middle of Colombo. However, an airport transfer is much cheaper elsewhere.

→ Further information about Great Southern Hotel (GSH) Colombo